Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Procedures
This library contains procedure documents created by the Committee. These producers are utilized by the Committee for our internal operations. Additional they set the procedures used to manage the CERT program at the state level as part of it function as State CERT Coordinator.
CERT-COM-PRO-001 Standard Definitions
To establish standard definitions and identification method of documents created by the committee.
CERT-COM-PRO-002 Group Email
In order to facilitate intergroup communications, Google groups have been established to share information. Group membership will make communication easier by providing:
â€¢ One email address to contact the entire group (like a listserv)
â€¢ A portal for file, photo and information sharing
The Google Groups are a restricted access group; people can join it only by invitation or can be added to the list by one of the Groupâ€™s managers.
CERT-COM-PRO-003 10-20 EMA Districts Liaisons
Provides guidance for establishing a method to share information with the committee and the states emergency management coordinators. As the Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) has established districts and holds regular district meetings. Using these meetings as a communication avenue is advantageous to both organizations.
CERT-COM-PRO-004 Review and Approval Process
To establish a process to develop, place into force and review Committee documents.
CERT-COM-PRO-005 8-22 Providing EMI CERT Training
Provides guidance for training, credentialing and management of trainers that may provide CERT Train the Trainer, CERT Program Management and other FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provided courses.
These courses will be provided by Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council as part of its State of Iowa Citizens Corps Council function. The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Training Team may assist in the evaluation and selection of the trainers that may instruct and may provide assistance for these courses.
CERT-COM-PRO-006 11-22 Instructor Management
Provides guidance for training, credentialing and management of CERT Basic Training Instructors. The Basic Training Instructor Course is provided by Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council, CERT Support Committee, as part of its State of Iowa Citizens Corps Council function. Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CERT Basic Training Instructor acknowledgement.